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Re: Japanese on Mars **27/12/12 A set up of sorts**
« Reply #510 on: December 29, 2012, 10:29:08 AM »
Because.

Sjut oop

That's my shut up accent  ;D
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Re: Japanese on Mars **27/12/12 A set up of sorts**
« Reply #511 on: December 29, 2012, 10:32:56 AM »
Because.

Fair enough  :D

I moustache you a question though, what size bridge do you want etc?

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Re: Japanese on Mars **27/12/12 A set up of sorts**
« Reply #512 on: December 29, 2012, 11:27:19 AM »
I moustache you a question though, what size bridge do you want etc?

One that is so big that your nefs will certainly crash into it wherever they are on the table when they are shot down ... again  lol
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Re: Japanese on Mars **27/12/12 A set up of sorts**
« Reply #513 on: December 29, 2012, 11:43:45 AM »
One that is so big that your nefs will certainly crash into it wherever they are on the table when they are shot down ... again  lol

Harsh, but fair ;) lol
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Re: Japanese on Mars **27/12/12 A set up of sorts**
« Reply #514 on: December 29, 2012, 11:50:06 AM »
Fair enough  :D

I moustache you a question though, what size bridge do you want etc?

cheers

James

Very poor!  lol

I'll PM you.

Ignore the others, they're just jealous because you've got a big bridge.
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Re: Japanese on Mars **27/12/12 A set up of sorts**
« Reply #515 on: December 29, 2012, 01:53:49 PM »
Ignore the others, they're just jealous because you've got a big bridge target.

 lol lol lol

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Re: Japanese on Mars **29/12/12 Canal bridge mock up**
« Reply #516 on: December 29, 2012, 01:54:54 PM »
 lol lol lol


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Re: Japanese on Mars **29/12/12 Canal bridge mock up**
« Reply #517 on: December 29, 2012, 10:48:59 PM »
Had a bit if a brainwave today (had the choice to either go shopping with three Japanese girls or stay at home and make stuff.. Guess which one was the most appealing  :D ).

To get to the station my original idea was to have a simple set of steps up but I was browsing Victorian photos and I saw a beach lift which I thought would suit quite well.

I've only done the base of it as the car and ticket office will be done at work but I've put the signal box in place to give a better idea of the intention  :)



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Re: Japanese on Mars **29/12/12 Station lift**
« Reply #518 on: December 29, 2012, 11:49:13 PM »
James, try googling the Bridgnorth fur ocular for period images, it's Britain's only inland example I think.
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Re: Japanese on Mars **29/12/12 Station lift**
« Reply #519 on: December 30, 2012, 12:17:14 AM »
There are also the lifts at Hastings:


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Hill_Cliff_Railway

There are probably better pics about, but this was a quick Google search...


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Re: Japanese on Mars **29/12/12 Station lift**
« Reply #520 on: December 30, 2012, 03:26:55 PM »
Splendid idea. :)

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Re: Japanese on Mars **29/12/12 Station lift**
« Reply #521 on: December 30, 2012, 04:27:34 PM »
Might be worth looking at Inclined Planes too. They were used to transport canal tugs up/down steep slopes where locks weren't practical. In your case perhaps wagons or containers from the canal to the railway.

There's one at the museum where I volunteer. Very impressive it is too:

http://captainahabswaterytales.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/shropshire-canal-hay-inclined-plane.html

Will give you an excuse to build a small engine house to power it too  ;)
« Last Edit: December 30, 2012, 04:29:29 PM by Thunderchicken »

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Re: Japanese on Mars **29/12/12 Station lift**
« Reply #522 on: December 30, 2012, 06:50:20 PM »
Thanks for the input on the lifts chaps  :)

Cheeks, with the set up as it is planned a canal incline won't fit but that doesn't mean I can't do it later  :D

I'm also going to make the station and ramp house one and the same so it should look quite good when it's done (plenty or corners and roof pitches etc).

Question for you chaps!

I'm still undecided as to the colour of normal brickwork... The choices I have are...

1. Keep it the same as the stonework
2. Paint it red as normal brick but have more of a Mars looking highlight (orange)
3. Go for something quite pale, like London stock, similar to Cheeks' buildings

What do you reckon? Bear in mind that there will be normal looking terraces and warehouses etc.

cheers

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Re: Japanese on Mars **29/12/12 Station lift**
« Reply #523 on: December 30, 2012, 07:00:51 PM »
Brickwork: Base it on the colour that bricks would be dependant on which state has built the railway.

If the Brits had any input then I would definitely go for a London Stock scheme.
That just screams Victorian to me.
It should also work as a nice contrast to the bulk of the stonework and help blend into your other buildings nicely.




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Re: Japanese on Mars **29/12/12 Station lift**
« Reply #524 on: January 02, 2013, 07:23:30 AM »
If the bricks are not imported from Earth, then go for Martian colours?

 

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